Full Survivor Cast Announced

Aug 22 2012, 06:30 PM by Christine Montgomery

The full cast for Survivor: Philippines has been announced, including three former contestants who were medically evacuated in past seasons.

Former castaways Michael Skupin, 32, (Survivor: Australian Outback, 2001), Jonathan Penner, 50, (Survivor: Micronesia – Fans vs. Favourites, 2008) and Russell Swan, 24, (Survivor: Samoa, 2009) will compete as tribe leaders in three separate tribes this season.  All three were airlifted from the game in previous seasons and will now get a second shot at the million-dollar prize.

Jonathan Penner, Michael Skupin, and Russell SwanFrom left: Michael Skupin Jonathan Penner and Russell Swan

Baseball great Jeff Kent formerly of the San Francisco Giants and The Facts of Life star Lisa Whelchel, who played the wealthy Blair Warner on the sitcom, are also among the 18 castaways who will vie for the title of “Sole Survivor” when the 25th season of the Emmy Award-winning series premieres on September 19.

Meet the other 15 castaways

Kalabaw tribe 

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Sarah Dawson
Insurance Sales
Silver Spring, Md.
Age: 28

 

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Katie Hanson 

Former Miss Delaware
Newark, Del.
Age: 22

 

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Jeff Kent
Former baseball MVP
Austin, Tex.
Age: 44

 

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Dana Lambert
Cosmetologist
Winston-Salem, N.C.
Age: 32

 

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Carter Williams
Track Coach
Shawnee, Kan.
Age: 24

 

 

Tandang tribe 

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Abi-Maria Gomes
Business Student
Los Angeles, Calif.
Age: 32

 

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Roberta “R.C.” Saint-Armour
Investment Banker
New York, N.Y.
Age: 27

 

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Artis Silvester
Computer Engineer
Terry Town, La.
Age: 53

 

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Lisa Whelchel
Former “Facts of Life” Actress
Dallas, Tex.
Age: 49

 

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Pete Yurkowski
Engineering Graduate
Holmdel, N.J.
Age: 24

 

 

Matsing tribe 

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Malcolm Freberg
Bartender
Hermosa Beach, Calif.
Age: 25

 

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Zane Knight
Tire Repair
Danville, Va.
Age: 28

 

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Angie Layton
Student
Provo, Utah
Age: 20

 

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Roxanne “Roxy” Morris
Seminary Student
Brooklyn, N.Y.
Age: 28

 

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Denise Stapley
Sex Therapist
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Age: 41

 

 

Survivor: Philippines premieres on Wednesday, September 19 at 8.00 et/pt on Global.

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